Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Planning
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 120 91
Rank change year-on-year -3 -29 +34
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 46 47 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.12% 1.09% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.34% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 67
Berkshire median daily rate £340 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £306 £188 £194
90th Percentile £493 £500 £543
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.06% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £34.05 £16.73 £37.50
90th Percentile £39.35 £36.60 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.06% +82.86% -84.78%

Project Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3436 3502 3914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.60% 81.39% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1883 2160
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 179
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +74.83%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £13.40
90th Percentile £39.58 £48.50 £44.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 14 £438 +25.00% 4
Newbury +6 13 £325 +0.78% 1
Maidenhead -4 6 £318 -2.31%
Bracknell +1 2 £500 +34.23% 1
Project Planning
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 19 (41.30%) PMI Certification
2 18 (39.13%) PMP
2 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (36.96%) Project Management
3 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.96%) Degree
4 14 (30.43%) Manufacturing
4 14 (30.43%) PMI
4 14 (30.43%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 14 (30.43%) Resource Allocation
5 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
5 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 11 (23.91%) Scrum
6 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
6 11 (23.91%) Master's Degree
7 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
8 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
9 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
9 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.22%) Marketing
9 7 (15.22%) SDLC
10 6 (13.04%) Predictive Modelling
10 6 (13.04%) Social Media
10 6 (13.04%) Business Analytics
10 6 (13.04%) Analytics
10 6 (13.04%) Digital Analytics
10 6 (13.04%) Global Marketing
10 6 (13.04%) Asset Management

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.04%) CMS
2 6 (13.04%) MS Project Server
3 4 (8.70%) Confluence
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DHCP
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
1 2 (4.35%) NAS
1 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (4.35%) SAN
1 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Toad
3 1 (2.17%) JMeter
3 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (30.43%) Manufacturing
2 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 7 (15.22%) Marketing
4 6 (13.04%) Finance
5 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (4.35%) Banking
6 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Project Manager
2 5 (10.87%) IT Manager
2 5 (10.87%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Scrum Master
4 3 (6.52%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Technical Solutions Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.35%) DBA
5 2 (4.35%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (30.43%) PMI
3 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
4 6 (13.04%) Social Media
5 5 (10.87%) Virtual Team
6 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
7 2 (4.35%) Clustering
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
8 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
8 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (36.96%) Project Management
2 14 (30.43%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
2 14 (30.43%) Resource Allocation
3 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
4 11 (23.91%) Scrum
5 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
5 7 (15.22%) SDLC
5 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.04%) Analytics
6 6 (13.04%) Asset Management
6 6 (13.04%) Business Analytics
6 6 (13.04%) Content Management
6 6 (13.04%) CRM
6 6 (13.04%) Digital Analytics
6 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.04%) Global Marketing
6 6 (13.04%) Predictive Modelling
7 5 (10.87%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) PMI Certification
2 18 (39.13%) PMP
3 17 (36.96%) Degree
4 11 (23.91%) Master's Degree
5 3 (6.52%) MCITP
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.35%) MCSE
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.35%) RHCE
6 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.17%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) PMO
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.35%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.35%) Sun
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) TIBCO